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May 2022 Issue

Indie Author Magazine Featuring Robyn Wideman

★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we examine email marketing, helping you craft newsletters that will grab readers’ attention and keep them coming back for more. ★
Read three key articles:
✓ JPG vs. TXT: Are Newsletters Better When They Include Images?
✓ Spring Cleaning Your Email List: Your Guide to Removing Bots, Dead Addresses, and Non-responders
✓ What Indie Authors Can Learn from Brandon Sanderson’s Multimillion-Dollar Kickstarter Campaign
Meet Robyn Wideman, the Author and Publisher Who Uses Data to Understand His Audience and Drive His Success.
Plus:
Our Sassy, Advice-Giving Aunt, ★ Indie Annie ★ Encourages An Author Who Questions Whether Her Bad Grammar Should Keep Her from Writing
Indie Insider: The Attitude Shift that Will Help You Achieve Success
Is Your Email Service Provider Up to Snuff? Tips for Finding One Right for You
Ten Tips: Email Subject Lines
Plottr Offers Peek at Pro Version Coming Later This Month
A True ‘Slice of Life’ Story: How to Make Memoirs that Mean Something
Writing with Chronic Illness: Creative Ways to Keep Creating
4 Tips for Preserving Your Energy and Streamlining Your Creative Process
It’s a Cinch: The Fact and Fiction of Corsets
The Women of GameLit: Making Their Mark on a Male-Dominated Genres

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april 2022 issue

Indie Author Magazine Featuring Ricardo Fayet

Writing strong characters, character development, How to Develop a Fictional Character, Plotting a Novel, Publishing Picture Books, Children’s Book Publishing, Plotting Screenplays
Indie Author Magazine Featuring Ricardo Fayet

★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we revisit the craft of writing, focusing on plot points and writing strong characters readers love ⸺ or love to hate.★
Read three key articles:
✓ Plotting A Book Vs. A Screenplay
✓ Three Essential Arcs For Crafting Strong Characters And Shaping Your Story
✓ The ABCs Of Publishing Picture Books

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Ines Johnson on the Cover of Indie Author Magazine February 2022

Indie Author Magazine Featuring Steve Higgs

For self-published authors, the future is now. Without the traditional roadblocks to publishing, it’s now possible to take your intellectual property and expand your publishing universe to include not just e-books and paperbacks but also hardbacks, box sets, audiobooks, serialized newsletters, and even NFTs.
Dazzled by the possibilities? Overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry. This issue is just for you.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn what successful authors use to expand their books into other formats like audiobooks, paid newsletters, NFTs, and hardbacks.★

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Ines Johnson on the Cover of Indie Author Magazine February 2022

Indie Author Magazine Featuring Ines Johnson

For self-published authors, the future is now. Without the traditional roadblocks to publishing, it’s now possible to take your intellectual property and expand your publishing universe to include not just e-books and paperbacks but also hardbacks, box sets, audiobooks, serialized newsletters, and even NFTs.
Dazzled by the possibilities? Overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry. This issue is just for you.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn what successful authors use to expand their books into other formats like audiobooks, paid newsletters, NFTs, and hardbacks.★

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Indie Author Magazine Featuring Elana Johnson

Congratulations! You just hit publish and you’re ready for the sales to roll in… or are you? Did you have a launch plan? Does anyone aside from your one supportive friend know you published?
You need a launch strategy. And fast. One that covers all the bases and gives your book its best chance of success before it falls off the release cliff.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn what strategies best selling indie authors use to maximize their sales and success. ★

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Indie Author Magazine Featuring Becca Syme

Indie Author Magazine Featuring Becca Syme

Every indie author is also the CEO of their own career, which means that you wear many hats, and the buck stops with you. When switching from creative wordsmith to publishing boss, how do you set yourself up for success?
It’s time to make a realistic business and publishing plan, and we’ve got what you need to do it.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn the best goal setting and productivity hacks of successful self-published authors, maximizing their business. ★

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Indie Author Magazine: Featuring Joseph Alexander

Once your manuscript is finished and ready for publication, it’s time to put on your publisher’s cap and format your book. For some, this part is worse than a double root canal, and can result in a flood of frustrated tears.
But it doesn’t have to. Formatting is a skill that can be mastered, or outsourced successfully and within the tightest budgets.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn the top software tools the pros use to format manuscripts for every retail outlet, and how to use them, whether you’re publishing your first or fiftieth novel.
Read the three key formatting articles:
✓the Word On Formatting: Using The Most Popular App To Format Books
✓ The Perfect Polish: Using Professional Apps Like Indesign And Affinity
✓ Va-Va-Vellum: Fast, Polished Formatting That’s Easy To Use
You’ll also meet Joseph Alexander and read about his journey from musician, to author, to publisher and what that means for his future and the future of his company.

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Indie Author Magazine: Featuring Dr. Danielle and Dakota Krout

Taking charge of your indie author career comes with a whole new set of challenges. You’re not just a writer, you’re a publisher, marketer, administrative assistant, social media guru, and publicist. And that’s just on Monday.
How do some indie authors manage to do it all?
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn ways to optimize and streamline your author business without breaking the bank or burning out.
Read the three key business articles:
✓ How and When to Go Full-Time, Plus Your Action Plan for Making the Leap
✓ What You Need to Do To Safeguard your work as part of your estate — before it’s too late!
✓How to Beat Burnout and Grow Your Team With Outsourcing

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Featuring Craig Martelle Issue #5, September 2021 – Focus on Retailers and Distribution

As an indie author, you have many choices for where you can sell your creative work. How do you navigate your choices for retail distribution? Do you go wide directly or via a distributor?
And if you’re already distributing wide, you might be ready to explore expanded formats like audio and direct sales.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we break down how indie authors can maximize their retail channels of distribution.
Read this month’s distribution articles:
✓ Where can you sell your work? We break down the different retailers like Amazon, Apple Books, Google Play, Kobo, Book and Audible.
✓ How to choose the right distributor like Draft2Digital or Smashwords to simplify your process.
✓ What indie authors can do to get their books into libraries.

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